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U-M economist F. Thomas Juster, former ISR director, dies at 83

July 22nd, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Economist F. Thomas Juster, a former director of the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR), and the founding director of the landmark U-M Health & Retirement Study, died in Ann Arbor, Mich., on July 21. He…

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Irene Hess dies at 98

July 13th, 2009

Survey statistician Irene Hess, who educated generations of graduate students in the conduct of scientific surveys, died July 5 in Ann Arbor, MI, of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 98 years old. Although she officially “retired” from the University of Michigan…